Sector Clinical Lead
London Ambulance Service NHS Trust
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Working within the Medical Directorate, we are seeking highly motivated clinicians to assist in driving forward the clinical performance of the Trust and ensuring the successful realisation of the Trusts clinical transformation as part of the changing pre-hospital Urgent and Emergency Care landscape.
We are looking to recruit a Sector Clinical Lead within the LAS to work in the South East Sector.
The successful candidate will be pivotal in implementing, monitoring and improving the clinical performance and patient safety aspects of clinical care in their respective sector.
Working in the Medical Directorate will challenge you to be a creative thinker and bring your gained knowledge and experience to work in a wider team both in the LAS and with external stakeholders to work collaboratively to a shared vision.
The role will provide a good exposure to the wider NHS and allow development of your skills working towards a further career in clinical leadership.
Main duties of the job
The role will focus on 3 main aspects of clinical care relating to improved performance: Assisting the sector achieve sector based KPIs and care bundles through collaborative monitoring with the QI and CARU teams and undertaking improvement planning to improve and sustain these metrics; Promote and communicate alternative care pathways and working with the senior team, ensure effective understanding and utilisation of these pathways; Promotion, development and demonstration of a culture of life long learning, continuous professional development and evidence based practice.
The successful candidate will need a demonstrable understanding of the changing face of pre-hospital care and the development needs of Ambulance clinicians with the skills, attributes and confidence to challenge behaviours in a professional manner embodying the core values of the Trust.
The role will be working under the guidance and direction of the Senior Sector Clinical lead team and the Consultant Paramedics, all of whom are dedicated to the promotion and development of clinical excellence.
The team are hard working and dedicated with a strong ethos of shared working, open communications and quality of care being at the heart of what they do.
Being responsible for the delivery of Clinical Directorate plans and strategy, meeting a range of KPIs and locally agreed clinical and quality standards by:
- Working in collaboration with the wider operational support service teams and key stakeholders to provide a consistent, timely and integrated service.
- Monitoring clinical performance against targets and taking positive action to improve it.
- Being proactive in the production of resource to meet the clinical requirements.
- Supporting the delivery of high quality patient care, professional standards and services at the required time and place with the most effective resources, staff, and level of knowledge, skills and experience.
- Producing accurate and timely reports on incidents and investigations as required.
- Integrating effective risk management into operational plans and ensuring that risks and mitigating actions are reviewed on at least a monthly basis.
- Developing complex staff and work plans (over 12 months) for members of staff being performance managed clinically
- Co-coordinating activities with other professionals and agencies, for example where the jobholder is the main person organising clinical development days and a substantial amount of detailed planning is required.
- Promoting the practice of continuous improvement and learning from experience to provide best practices in resource and people management through working collaboratively with Clinical Team Managers.
- Developing accurate reports for the Senior Sector Clinical Leads on performance and other information as required.
- Maintaining clinical competency to HCPC Paramedic registration requirements.
- Produce and Review the Clinical Directorate policies and operational procedures, and implement these practices across the sectors.
- Develop, maintain and evaluate Business Continuity Plans and arrangements
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).